212. Phillip Evans11 Godown (Mark Oscar10, John R9, John8, Evans7, Jacob6, Jacob5 Goedowne, Abraham4, Jacob3 Godon, Abraham2, Main Family Line1 Godown)(1561) was born in VanBuren Co, Iowa July 16, 1873. Phillip died January 17, 1949 in Kansas, at 75 years of age. Buried at La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Allen County, Kansas
He married Verna May Taggart 1891. Vernie was born in Michigan September 21, 1875. Burial at La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Allen Co, Kansas Vernie(1562) was the daughter of Andrew David Taggart and Mary Rebecca Wilson.
Vernie died December 1965 in Kansas, at 90 years of age. Buried at La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Allen County, Kansas Made Violins
In the 1900 census Second Street, Canton City, McPherson Co, KS page 25B, Evans (age 26) is living with his wife Vernie (age 24), sons Orvel (age 4) and George (age 2 months). They have been married for 8 years and have had 3 children with 2 living at the time of the census. Has father listed as being born in Oregon? Vernie has father born in Ohio and mother in Michigan.
In the 1910 census 105 South Jackson? street, LaHarpe City, Allen Co Kansas, page 13, Phillip .E. Godown (age 36), is recorded with Pernie (age 34), Orval (age 14) and George (age 10). Phillips parents birth state not known. and Pervie's father born in US and mother born in Michigan. They have been married for 16 years and have had 3 children with 2 living at the time of the census.
In the 1920 census LaHarpe City, Allen Co Kansas, page 11, P.E. Godown (age 46), is recorded with E.M. (age 43), and George (age 19). P.E. parents were born father in Iowa and mother in PA. and E.M. parents were both born in Michigan. His occupation is listed as a general laborer.
Phillip Evans Godown and Verna May Taggart had the following children:
363 i. Orval Lee12 Godown(1563) was born in Reinhart, Vernon Co, Missouri December 8, 1895. Orval died 1918 in Kansas, at 22 years of age. Buried at La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Allen County, Kansas He married Alma Ruth Keltner in Carrollton, Carroll Co, Missouri, March 12, 1916.
Alma was born 1894. His WWI draft card list his birth as Dec 8, 1895 and he is medium height, medium build with gray eyes and brown hair. He lists an exemption because of wife and child.
364 ii. George Arthur Godown was born Canton, McPherson Co, KS May 26, 1900. George died 1921 in Kansas, at 21 years of age. Buried at La Harpe Cemetery, La Harpe, Allen County, Kansas His WWI Draft card lists George Arthur Godown of LaHarpe KS being born March 26, 1900 and working as a Smetterman at Bartlesville Zinc Co, Bartlesville, Okla. Nearest relative is V. M. Godown and he has brown eyes and brown hair.
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